In the almost 70 years since Sir Stafford Sands revitalized the Development Board (now the Ministry of Tourism), this country has spent well over $2 billion educating the world about our touristic charms.
Hurricane Dorian has proven that not all of that was money well
Nowadays, almost daily, the marijuana debate is in the news, and quite often it makes headline news. For various reasons, especially perceived economic benefit, some are arguing for marijuana to be legalized. But, in my opinion, what is missing from much of the debate
For journalists rarely does a day go by without someone asking, “Is that true?”
They refer to information forwarded to them on their smartphones. It is usually striking, sensational, extraordinary: “Ten people shot dead downtown”; “Former Cabinet minister arrested in the U.S.”; “Cruise ship on fire”;
As Hurricane Dorian rapidly intensified, churning at a near snail’s pace through the especially warm waters of the northern Bahamas, turbocharging what became one of the strongest hurricanes ever in the Atlantic, the alarm intensified among meteorologists and government officials.
Bahamians went to bed with Dorian
For the first time in seven years, the Connecticut Sun have won a playoff game in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), and now they find themselves just two wins away from advancing to the finals.
Bahamian professional Jonquel “JJ” Jones was playing with a heavy heart,
The Power of One organization and the National Sports Authority (NSA) are coming together in a move of true resolve to bring relief to Hurricane Dorian victims and also to celebrate the accomplishments of a pair of Bahamian track and field stars.
On successive evenings –
Heathcliffe Kane put together a workmanlike performance to finish first overall at the 2019 Bahamas First Junior Golf Championships this past weekend at the Lyford Cay and Ocean Club golf courses.
Kane prevailed over a field of 25 juniors with a two-day score of 148, taking the title in this
Non-profit group HeadKnowles has raised more than $733,000. Co-founder Gina Knowles said the non-profit mobilized its efforts using charge accounts and still has the money raised on crowdfunding website gofundme.com in the bank.
Knowles explained that the bulk of the money is being spent on fuel
Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) President Kimsley Ferguson said yesterday it was “irresponsible” of Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest to announce that the government was putting its planned lump sum payments to union members on hold in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
Ferguson said the executive
Although the number of people employed in the hotel and hospitality industry on New Providence increased substantially in 2018, the average wages for people employed in that sector saw a marginal decrease.
The number of workers in the accommodation and food services activities industry increased by